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Happy New Year from Alex Spragg

Happy New Year and welcome to a new decade! Since joining Better Start Bradford in April 2019 I have been getting to know the team, our projects, partners and families, and learning about the incredible work that is underway. I’ve also been getting to know Bradford better. I have recently bough...


Community Star Winner 2019

It may have been a rainy winter's night, but the stars were out in force thanks to the Community Star Awards 2019 at The Bradford Hotel on 5 December 2019. With a record number of votes for 2019 (over 81,000!), our finalists eagerly awaited the announcement of the Better Start Bradford 'Outstandi...


Nurturing Knowledge: Importance of Relationships

Foreword by Better Start Bradford, Head of Programme, Gill Thornton: "As part of our year of learning, 'Nurturing Knowledge' we focused on the importance of relationships in our first quarter. This continues to be a fundamental part of Better Start Bradford’s approach and our Programme behaviou...


Express an interest in review of Better Start Bradford programme

Expression of Interest: To conduct an independent review of the Better Start Bradford programme We are looking for expressions of interest from experienced individuals or organisations who can provide consultancy support to our Programme Director in conducting an independent review of our programm...


I lost weight with Cooking For A Better Start!

Better Start Bradford Cooking For a Better Start

Young mum, Shakila Ghafaripour, 22, certainly has her hands full with two children under the age of three. Her youngest son Rayaan is seven months old and her eldest Ayaan has just turned two. Shakila recently attended Better Start Bradford’s six-week HENRY Cooking for a Better Start programme ...